Category Archives: aging

When It Comes to Aging, Don’t Drop the Soap

They told me one day I would feel old, but I just refused to believe them. Age 30. Then 40 – 50 – 60, now 64. Nope, not old. Grey hair. White hair. Thinning hair. Definitely more hair in my … Continue reading

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Could Reading Be a Key to Living Longer?

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer. Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have … Continue reading

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You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Believe You’re Over the Hill

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me How old is really old? Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question. Intuitively, this makes sense. Take a moment and think back to when you … Continue reading

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Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well.A Little … Continue reading

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Requiem: A Few Thoughts on the Passing of Old Friends

It comes with aging. As happens more and more frequently since I have entered my 7th decade, two big pieces of the once-completed puzzle of my teenage years have been removed. Last week, I learned that Bucky Hayes, whom I had … Continue reading

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